Buddha statue to be built
Sri Lanka's biggest Buddha statue in the seated posture, with 80
disciples, will be built at Galgoda Sri Maha Vihara in Panadura under
the patronage of Chief Incumbent Ratnapura Ven. Pothupitiye Pagnasekera
Thera with the blessings of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The construction will be inaugurated at 9.00 a.m. today.
Chairman of Tharunyata Hetak organisation and Hambantota district
Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa will be the chief guest.
Parliamentarians representing the Kalutara district are also expected
to attend the ceremony.